The table below looks at the statistics for HQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hibernate Query Language (HQL)
Rank - - 586
Contract jobs citing HQL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

HQL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HQL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

HQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HQL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HQL within the UK.

HQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK